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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Summer Camp Counselor-Emory Sports Camp |Temporary - Full-time in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


From May - July, Full-time, Temporary: Summer Camp Counselors: Counselors are responsible for leading groups of children ages 5-12 throughout sport-specific activities during Emory Sports Fitness Camp. Counselors are expected to engage and participate with children and to provide leadership to group. Counselors are expected to demonstrate effective group management techniques and to approach position creatively to ensure learning, development, and fun for campers. Counselors must be able to enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures. Counselors should understand appropriate guidance and discipline techniques for various ages which may be necessary during camp. Groups of children will be divided by age with two counselors per group.

Qualifications & Expectations

  • Must be at least 18 years of age prior to the start of Emory Sports Fitness Camp

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • At least one year of experience working with school-aged children or teens in a group setting

  • Must be able to lead and participate along with groups of campers in various physical activities and in indoor and outdoor settings.

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is desired: physical or sports education, childcare, camp counseling, team building, experiential education, recreational activities, aquatics, and arts & crafts

  • Understanding of the demands of a multi-cultural environment

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with others

  • Counselors are expected to be engaging in activities and with children during each shift

  • Counselors are mandatory child abuse reporters (training will be provided)

  • CPR, AED and First Aid certification is required by the start of camp (training will be provided if needed)

  • Mandatory National Sex Ofender checks and criminal backround checks.

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Job Number 89685

Job Type Temporary Full-Time

Division Emory Campus Life

Department Play Emory

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Clerical & Administrative

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor